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Lonicera caerulea Blue Moon (Late Blooming)


Lonicera caerulea Blue Moon is a late blooming variety with large, dark blue, tasty fruit.

Lonicera caerulea, known as haskap or honeyberry, is a super hardy zone 2 shrubby honeysuckle that produces tasty cylindrical blue fruits high in vitamin C that taste like a combination of blueberry and raspberry that can be eaten fresh or used for pies, jams, jellies, and other desserts. Blue Moon ('Sergei') is a late blooming variety with a compact spreading form and dark green, velvety foliage with large, dark blue, tasty fruit. Fragrant, yellow, tubular, spring flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Plant with another late blooming variety for cross pollination. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Honeyberry - [Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Circumpolar and circumboreal often found near wetlands in heavy peat soils but also in mountains and along coasts.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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